Truck Driver In Brockton Fatal Cited For Equipment Violation

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The tractor-trailer after the accident in Brockton. (WBZ-TV)

The tractor-trailer after the accident in Brockton. (WBZ-TV)

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BROCKTON (CBS) – The truck driver who hit and killed a boy in Brockton has been issued a citation by State Police for an equipment violation.

Twelve-year-old Nazair Nunes-Escobar was trying out rollerblades he just received for his birthday Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a truck hauling scrap metal near Battles Street and Bunker Avenue.

Nazair Nunes-Escobar

Nazair Nunes-Escobar

The driver of the truck, who has not been identified, stayed at the scene and was questioned by police.

No charges have been filed at this point in the investigation.

It has not been determined if the violation contributed to the accident in any way.


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